Director, Licensed Estate Agent, Auctioneer
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Managing Director/Licensed Estate Agent/Auctioneer
Commencing his real estate career way back in 1984, Jeff quickly established himself as a leader in this industry. He has held every senior real estate position and job title worth having in some of the most successful such business in Melbourne. Renowned among his peers as a Master Auctioneer, with more than 3,000 auctions to his credit and many more property sales besides, Jeff has received so many industry awards for his auction, sales and listing skills that the major ones are covered separately, below*.
As Managing Director of Century 21 Carnegie Jeff is completely hands-on. He guarantees to handle your entire selling process, personally.
With three decades of domestic sales experience in the South East and Inner Eastern suburbs of Melbourne specialising in Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Hughesdale and Bentleigh East, plus being part of the largest real estate company in the world, with over 40 local offices, meshed in to a phenomenal, buyer referral network, Jeff is uniquely capable of helping you to achieve your real estate goals.
A marketing specialist with an uncanny ability to read the market, who is energetic, passionate, results-driven and hands-on, Jeff strives to succeed for all of his clients.
So, how does a man who lives and breathes real estate get away from it all? At every opportunity, Jeff enjoys football, exercise, swimming, gardening, travel and, especially, family time with his two sons - and a good chat around the Aussie BBQ with loved ones.
"I achieve total satisfaction in helping others achieve the dreams, whether it be buying the dream home or achieving an excellent sales price for a much deserved vendor"
WHY APPOINT JEFF?
CONSIDER THESE ATTRIBUTES
Precision-focused on client needs.
Totally hands-on micro-management.
Skilled and perceptive marketer.
Friendly and approachable.
Committed, enthusiastic,and passionate.
99.9% client satisfaction!
Well above average auction sales success rate.
Provides invaluable tips and cost saving advice.
Able to help you buy and sell on a nationwide basis.
Comprehensive knowledge of how best to handle every property dilemma.
Three decades plus of real estate sales experience.
Over 3000 auctions and counting.
Huge database of local and international buyers at his fingertips.
Provides property presentation and critiquing tips.
Local knowledge of every important amenity in the area.
Supports local charities, schools and institutions through sponsorship and fund raising auctioneering.
Communicates and updates his clients constantly with pertinent and vital information.
Works with the largest real estate brand in the world.
2009-Present. Managing Director Century 21 Carnegie.
2009-2007. Partner and owner of Woodard's Hawthorn office with Woodard's CEO.
2007-1996. Countless awards won and positions of marketing manager, group sales manager and branch manager at Fletcher's group. Balwyn/Balwyn North/Canterbury/Kew/Doncaster 5 office network.
1996-1989. Consistently top 5 agents in Woodard's office network.
1989-1986. Sales manager at Jackson's Doncaster.
1986-1984. Leading salesperson at Ryan's Doncaster East.
Considerably high success rates at auction.
Appeared as preferred auctioneer for channel 7 and 9 networks.
Appeared on radio programmes with 3AW and others for general real estate topics.
Opinions constantly sought by the Age and Sun Melbourne auction column.
Preferred charity auctioneer for SIDS Kids, Church of England, and many others.
Overseen/trained sales teams of 100 people.
Post Century 21.
Gold award 2nd quarter 2014
Top auction individual 4th quarter 2013.
Gold award 3rd quarter 2013.
Top principle Victoria 1st quarter 2012
Gold award 1st quarter 2012
Masters Club 2012
Bronze award 4th quarter 2011
Top principle Victoria 3rd quarter 2011
Platinum award 3rd quarter 2011
Top auction individual 2nd quarter 2011
Bronze award 2nd quarter 2011
Gold award 4th quarter 2010
Gold award 2nd quarter 2010
Ranked 16th best office in Australia (348 offices nationally) 2010
Century 21 Director
Dozens of sales awards won at Woodard's, and Fletcher's pre-2010 and Century 21.
Jeff has been involved in raising money for various charitable organisations for nearly three decades and continues to offer his services.
"Just a brief note of appreciation in selling our Carnegie home last month for in excess of $1,000,000 in what has been a challenging market. With 3 storey apartments being built on both sides of our home during the sale process and the train line directly abutting our rear yard, I can’t thank you enough for all of your advice on presentation, availability and quick response to our questions, nothing was too much trouble. We certainly think the result achieved was the very best possible on auction day with both developers and home buyers competing.
We have no hesitation in recommending you in the future and will be in touch, thanks for the bottle of Moët on the day."
Jenny & Steve (Carnegie)
“Your knowledge, professionalism and expertise assisted us greatly in preparation for the sale of our mother's property. The recommended campaign path for our upcoming auction has been first class and has gathered an abundance of market interest. The number of attendees at the auction was incredible which was indicative of the market awareness you created. On the day, the way you presented, handled and kept the interest of the potential buyers was excellent. You achieved a sale price that was beyond our expectation and it was a pleasure to have you representing our family throughout the sale. Thank you, Jeff.”
“The stress of selling a home comes with so many doubts and questions:
Have we chosen the right Real Estate Agent? Will they have our best interest at heart? Will they get the best price for us? What about the advertising? Will they keep us informed of how things are going? Are they trustworthy?
Jeff excelled in all of these concerns. We have to say that Jeff's auctioning skills far surpassed any we had ever witnessed at any live auction we have been to or on any TV property shows on home auctions.”
Pastor Beng & Jeng (Carnegie)